Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2003 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents

The following briefs were selected from the 117 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in November 2002. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. The information is subject to change as the investigations are completed. Click here to view "Accident Totals, December."


December 01, Brevard, N.C.
Cessna 182

At about 1025 eastern time, a Cessna 182J struck a ditch during an aborted takeoff at Transylvania County Airport. The pilot and two passengers reported serious injuries. The pilot said he was on the takeoff roll on runway 27 and ready to rotate when he discovered the flight controls woul...

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